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Large gilt bronze figure of Vishnu, Java, 8th.-9th. cent. AD!

Large gilt bronze figure of Vishnu, Java, 8th.-9th. cent. AD!


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Metalwork: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1402956
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An ancient gilt bronze of Vishnu, Indonesia, Java, 8th.-9th. century AD.

A very important larger bronze figure of Vishnu. Vishnu is the preserver and protector of the universe, called upon to save it from great calamity. In the current attitude, he is a martial deity, holding the mace and discus, and a conch to call troops to arms.

Size: 26,5 cm. tall.

Condition: Choice, much corrosion and some wear to the gilt overall.